AbstractThere are numerous studies on the genetic benefit of female mate choice. Fisherian benefits are detected frequently, in which attractive males benefit females by increasing the mating success of sons. In contrast, good-genes benefits are relatively small or undetectable, especially as males often face a trade-off between the expression of secondary sexual traits and viability. In this situation, the effects of good genes might be masked in their sons and, therefore, should be investigated in daughters…
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